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Graham B. Spanier, the former Penn State president, outside court in Harrisburg, Pa., on Friday. He was convicted of child endangerment related to the Jerry Sandusky abuse case. Credit Matt Rourke/Associated Press

Sports Law Links

Each week The Sports Esquires keep track of the sports law headlines so you don’t have to.  This week’s edition features the conclusion of the Sandusky scandal and NFL investigations.


  • This week the league considers new rules, bylaws, and resolutions.
  • The NFLPA is investigating whether the Jaguars violated the CBA over offseason player physicals.
  • Here’s a look at the NFL’s new world of intense investigations.
  • Is collusion really an issue in Colin Kaepernick’s case?


  • Jury finds former Penn State president Graham Spanier guilty of child endangerment for his handling of allegations in the Sandusky scandal.
  • Former Alabama receiver files fraud lawsuit against Lane Kiffin over coaching position. Michael McCann’s analysis.

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  • The NHL is using the Olympics to pressure the NHLPA.
  • Australia plans to ban in-play sports betting.
  • Pepperdine will offer an LLM in entertainment, media, and sports.

About Ian Gunn

Ian is a New Orleans attorney and a 2014 graduate of Tulane University Law School with a certificate in sports law. Before practicing law, he worked for the legal departments of the New Orleans Saints, the New Orleans Pelicans, and the San Antonio Spurs. He also interned for a player representation agency and an international stadium management company. At Tulane, he served as the Editor in Chief of The Sports Lawyers Journal, Senior Managing Editor of The Sports Lawyer, and as an officer for the Sports Law Society. Prior to attending Tulane, Ian graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in philosophy, B.S. in psychology, and minor in political science.

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Each week The Sports Esquires keep track of the sports law headlines so you don’t have to. It’s March Madness and that means plenty of NCAA news, even in sports law.

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